Subscription Rates

The current subscription rates are

  • Single £25 per annum
  • Joint £35 per annum

Rates for Life Membership available upon request

Registered Charity Number 208797

Online Application Form (to join online) or download an Application Form

Existing Friends
please use this link to create a direct debit online
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Contact Details

 

Friends Office
West Cloister
Wells
Somerset
BA4 2PA

 

Tel: 01749 678830

Email: info@wellsfriends.org

 

The Friends are currently committed to raising £2m for the refurbishment and renovation of the Cathedral's Grand Organ.

Amongst the projects large and small that Friends have supported over the last 86 years are:

  • replacement of the Cathedral's central heating boilers
  • works to facilitate High Parts Tours
  • restoration of the Chapter House and redecoration of the stairs
  • the refurbishment of the organ and provision of a new case
  • the recasting of some of the bells
  • repair and re-glazing of the cloisters
  • financing the figure of the Risen Christ and other West Front sculptures
  • major funding towards the provision of lighting in the Nave
  • the cleaning of the stonework on the Chain Gate
  • financial support for the choristers, in particular the girls’ choir
  • funding of £1.83M for the Friends Building, part of the Cathedral Development Project
  • works in respect of improved access to the Camery Garden form the East Cloister, replacement of West Porch Doors Jesse Window Conservation (including initial funding)
  • matched funding for upgrade of amplification system
  • preliminary works in respect of the north elevation of the North Transept, including the external Clock face